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Snake Eater (1989)

R  |   |  Action  |  31 March 1989 (Canada)
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The Snake Eaters are an elite division of the Marines especially trained for search and destroy missions. This actioner chronicles the exploits of one of them who has become a cop. Known as... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jack 'Soldier' Kelly
Josie Bell ...
The Kid
Robert Scott ...
Junior
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King
Cheryl Jeans ...
Jennifer
Larry Csonka ...
Bronsky
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Santucci
Mowava Pryor ...
Chloe
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Bob Piedalve ...
Harold
Jackie Lesage ...
Dorothy
Matthew Mabe ...
Eli
Barry Minshull ...
Slim (as Barry Minshell)
Carl Cook ...
Clyde
Sandra Brown ...
Sissy
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The Snake Eaters are an elite division of the Marines especially trained for search and destroy missions. This actioner chronicles the exploits of one of them who has become a cop. Known as a tough loner, he returns to find the band of backwoods bad-guys who killed his parents and abducted his sister. Written by Ørnås

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To him, America is just another jungle. See more »

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31 March 1989 (Canada)  »

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Az exkommandós  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

When Soldier and Kid are bound into sleeping bags, the ropes change position several times between shots. See more »

Quotes

[Junior has put on a fake bear suit]
Junior: Your dream man's here, and he's come to change your life
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Connections

Followed by Snake Eater III: His Law (1992) See more »

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Soldier
Written by John Massari & Brian Wild
Performed by Brian Wild
© Cinemars XVIII and Company, Limited Partnership
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Truly Bad, Truly Fun
22 October 2005 | by (L.A. CA) – See all my reviews

As an action film that one would pay to see in the theatres, yikes!!! This movie is incompetent on almost every level - BUT....for those of us who enjoy cheesy bad movies - this one is a winner. REAL bad acting, there is a guy who plays the "funny" sidekick cop to Larry Csonka, legendary Miami Dolphins running back, no less. And this guy's performance is so bad, so over the top, he makes the Dead End Kids look subtle. Lamas (who I'm sure is gorgeous to the gals) is one of the most "dead-eyed" actors I've ever seen. It is a simple revenge flick - where Lamas' parents are killed by crazed rednecks (plus they kidnap his sister - who gives a truly awful, amateurish performance). The dangerous psycho hillbillies have to be seen to be believed - talk about scenery chewing. Sheesh. Any film that has hillbillies torture people by putting them in big fluffy sleeping bags and hanging them from a tree - well, how can you not watch??


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